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Clinician Recruitment

Exceptional opportunities

Exceptional opportunities for licensed independent practitioners exist in southern Illinois.  Shawnee Health Service is taking a proactive role in their communities by recruiting the very best clinicians with only the greatest dedication to their profession.  Our non-profit corporation is wholly committed to being an integral part of the communities of which we serve and do whatever it takes to improve the health of our neighbors and friends.

Areas of Opportunity

  • Family Practitioner, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist
  • Psychiatrist (Adult, child and adolescent)
  • Dentist
  • Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Nurse Midwife
  • Physician Assistant – Certified
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor


Benefits of Our Practice Opportunities

  • Twelve community health centers
  • Wide referral network
  • Competitive salary and benefits packages
  • Opportunity for professional development
  • Excellent hospitals for in-patient care
  • On-site management staff


Benefits of Living in Our Area

  • Surrounded by the beautiful Shawnee National Forest
  • Small town living with metropolitan amenities
  • High standard of living with low cost of living
  • University-level educational system, including John A Logan College and Southern Illinois University
  • Abundance of outdoor activities such as lakes, rivers, hiking, camping, golf courses and the southern Illinois Wine Trail
  • Cultural activities from local festivals to touring performances


Loan Repayment

As a Federally Qualified Health Center, Shawnee Health Service can offer loan repayment of up to $50,000 to any qualified 


  • physician
  • physician assistant
  • nurse practitioner
  • certified nurse midwife
  • dentist
  • dental hygienist
  • mental or behavioral health specialist


who signs a two year, full-time contract. Visit the National Health Service Corps website for more information about loan repayment. 




Jo Ann Rice


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All Shawnee Health clinics are currently closed. If you need to get ahold of the On-Call Provider, call 618-519-9200, press option #1, select your “specialty” needed and follow the prompts for our On-Call Provider. If you are dealing with an emergency please call 911 or visit the ER.

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